Forética presents the report “Health and Wellbeing 2030: Exploring the Health Footprint of Companies”

  • Forética presents the report ‘Health and Wellbeing 2030: Exploring the Scope of the Corporate Health Footprint’, at the 3rd Business Forum: Health and Sustainable Development (SDG 3), organized under the Health and Sustainability Working Group
  • The working group – led by Forética and made up of 17 companies, led by Chiesi, Grupo ASISA, Microsoft and Quirónsalud – stresses the importance of investing in health and well-being, including a special focus on mental health, in companies as a key tool for achieving an equitable transition, and ensuring a healthy environment and well-being inside and outside organizations

The Health and Sustainability Working Groupled by Forética and made up of 17 companies – led by Chiesi, Grupo ASISA, Microsoft and Quirónsalud – – the report presents “Health and Wellbeing 2030: Exploring the scope of the corporate health footprint” Under the Third Business Forum: Health and Sustainable Development (SDG 3).

The importance of investing in health and wellness culture, including a special focus on mental health, as a key tool for achieving a just transition, and ensuring a healthy and well-being environment within and outside organizations. Under the forum, the Report who explores Corporate health footprintwith the aim of measuring their contribution and moving towards greater impact on the health and well-being of the people around them.

Currently, the pandemic is estimated to have caused an additional 53 million cases of depression and is already the leading cause of disability in the world, according to research in 204 countries published in The Lancet. In this context, according to data from the World Health Organization (WHO), every dollar invested in the expanded treatment of common mental disorders has a return of $4 in improving health and productivity.

Germaine Granda, Managing Director of ForéticaHe says, “The current scenario highlights the importance of issues related to health and well-being, with a focus on mental health, as essential pillars for the happiness, prosperity and productivity of people, families and societies around the world. They are the foundations upon which sustainable economies are built. In this sense, health and well-being are two components are fundamental to the business transformation proposed by the “Vision 2050” roadmap, recently presented by Forética within the framework of the Business Council for Sustainable Development.Health constitutes one of the nine tracks of Vision 2050, to establish itself as a central focus of business sustainability.For this reason, business must act on Improve its impact on the health and well-being of stakeholders, and act on raise ambition in their goals, Accelerate work For best results and Expand their alliances“.

Report made highlights Five major trends in health and sustainability – With data that underpins its relevance, progress made, levers and initiatives companies and organizations must promote -: Mental Health (the “Great Silent Epidemic”), Social Health (promoting diversity, equality and inclusion), Environmental Health (the environment and spaces for healthy living) Within the limits of the planet), occupational health (the integrated and holistic well-being of the workforce) and collaborative health (the management of well-being through public-private and multi-sectoral partnerships).

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The impact of corporate health

“From the working group, we address the importance of companies implementing programs that ensure the highest standards of health, safety and well-being of employees – including mental health – across all operations and global value chains, while at the same time expanding access to essential preventive services in the workplace. In economics, organizations are called upon to develop good business management by implementing programs that ensure the highest standards of health, safety and welfare of employees. employees (Scope 1), promoting healthy lifestyles between him customers and consumers by its offering of products and services (Scope 2); and maintain health and well-being in its operations and Supply chains and society in general (Scope 3)”, highlights Maria Ordovas, Director of the Health and Sustainability Working Group at Forética.

The third Business Forum on Health and Sustainable Development (SDG 3), broadcast live on Servimedia TV, featured Uta Jungermann, Senior Director, Member Support and Global Network of World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)Which dealt with the importance of the role of companies in protecting the health and well-being of employees.

In this forum, the leading companies of the working group participated Vision, Experience and Managementwhen talking about Trinomial of employees, customers and consumers In their organizations, with the participation of Jens Muñoz, Public Affairs and Sustainability Officer at Casey; Mariángeles García, Director of the Occupational Medicine Unit at ASISA Group; Samuel Marín, Account Manager – Healthcare de Microsoft; and Teresa Alvarez, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility Quirónsalud. by agency survimediaIts General Manager, José Manuel Gonzalez Hausa, explained the challenges facing the media when reporting health issues from a business angle, specifically in the area of ​​mental health, in the context of post-war reconstruction.

The Health and Sustainability Working Group, led by Chiesi, Grupo ASISA, Microsoft and Quirónsalud, also has a group of participating companies: Alsea, Grupo Antolín, ENAIRE, FCC, GSK, Ibercaja, Johnson & Johnson, Janssen, Lilly, Mahou San Miguel, Mapfre, Navantia, Sanitas and Santander .

The working group will soon present a third edition of the ‘IBEX 35 Corporate Health, Wellbeing and Sustainability Observatory’, the first space to monitor the business sector’s contribution to SDG 3 and share good business practices in health and wellness.

You can download the report here “Health and Wellbeing 2030: Exploring the scope of the corporate health footprint”


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